The Eurozone debt crisis has opened space for breaching the established rules, signing new treaties and implementing unorthodox measures.
More than 300 Spanish politicians, including regional presidents and senior ministers, have become tangled in an emerging corruption scandal.
The latest corruption scandal in Spain involved allegations against a number of high-ranking current and former government officials, including the Prime Minister.
Spain is the largest producer of olive oil in the world, but as the olive harvest draws to a close, farmers are worried about the low crop yield.
How has an ancient set of chess pieces become embroiled in the movement for Scottish Independence?